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State Budgets Elevate Need For Consistent Road User Charging Model for ZEVs

22 June 2021 - Roads Australia (RA) has welcomed the focus on incentives to enhance uptake of zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs) in the NSW State Budget today, and has renewed its call for ministers across all jurisdictions to work collaboratively to establish a consistent national approach to road user charges for ZEVs.

Skills List Must Be Reformed To Allow Project Delivery

27 May 2021 - The lack of immediate access to skilled workers from overseas will have a significant impact on the ability to deliver major transport infrastructure projects, according to two of the nation’s leading transport industry associations.


Victoria Puts Road Funding On Sustainable Path

26 May 2021Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system, says the Victorian Parliament’s passage of the Zero and Low Emission Vehicle Distance-based Charge Bill 2021 will help make sure the state can pay for future road infrastructure, while still encouraging uptake of zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs).


Budget Investment in Transport Infrastructure Will Maximise Social and Economic Benefits

11 May 2021Roads Australia (RA) has applauded the significant investments made in key transport infrastructure projects across the nation in tonight’s Federal Budget and is urging the Government to ensure funding allocations flow quickly to maximise both social and economic benefits.


IPL’s Focus on Connectivity & Integration in Transport Welcomed

26 February 2021 - Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system, says the Infrastructure Priority List (IPL) released today by Infrastructure Australia (IA) confirms the central role of enhanced transport infrastructure in promoting post-COVID economic recovery and welcomes its clear focus on enhancing connectivity within Australia’s integrated transport networks.


Integrated Transport Benefits from NSW Budget Boost

17 November 2020  -  Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system has welcomed the significant investments made in transport infrastructure as part of today’s NSW State Budget.


SA Electric Vehicle Charge Underscores Need for Equity and National Consistency

13 November 2020 - Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system, welcomes the South Australian Government’s decision to address road user charges for electric vehicles (EVs) in 2021 and says it underscores the need to be focused on equity and the pursuit of a nationally consistent approach.


Tasmanian Budget Good News for Road Safety & Sustainability

12 November 2020 - Tasmania’s road network will be safer and more sustainable as a result of the record level of infrastructure investment included in today’s Tasmanian State Budget according to Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system.


Roads Sector Welcomes Budget Boost to Infrastructure & Skills

6 October 2020 - The Federal Budget’s focus on investment in transport infrastructure and workforce capacity has been welcomed by Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system.